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Safaricom Senior Engineer Jobs Vacancy.

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Safaricom are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Core Network Planning and Support within the Technical Division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:
Senior Engineer: IP Transport Network Planning REF: TECHNICAL_SETNP_APRIL 2010
Reporting to the Senior Manager- Transport Network Planning, the holder of the position will be responsible for modeling, planning, designing, optimization and project management of reliable IP Transport systems/network in support of timely transport requirements.
Key Responsibilities

* Modeling and planning of IP/MPLS transport systems/network and respective capacity planning and analysis;* Plan, Issue, and document IP addressing, subnets and IP/MPLS-VPN configuration parameters for services within Safaricom converged IP network;* Plan integration of all IP-capable telecommunications devices/services into Safaricom IP/MPLS-VPN network, and issue as work order to implementation department;* Interface with stakeholders to elicit IP connectivity requirements for Customer Equipments (CEs) and translate into works-order;* Project management of transport projects from inception of plans to projects handover and management of transport systems and equipment suppliers;* Ensuring equipment space and power availability for planned systems;* Conduct periodic site survey in IP core POP to gather information for proactive planning;* Running of transport trials, equipment/systems parameters checks and evaluation and subsequent recommendations for approval and adoption of new equipment, systems and technologies into the network;
Minimum requirements
* Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering ;* 5 years experience with 3 years specialized role in a busy telecommunications environment –Involved in installations /commissioning and planning of major telecomm projects especially in the transport field;* Must have CISCO certification or equivalent;* Knowledge of IP transport design tools and backbone transmission technologies (DWDM, SDH etc) is an added advantage;* Computer literate, analytical skills, attention to details and problem solving skills;
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title to the address below.

The deadline for application is 28th April 2010.
The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition
Safaricom Ltd
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